U.S. Senate: Jack Conway Democratic attorney general has a clear understanding of the issues and a plan to put Americans back to work.
Congress 5th: Hal Rogers
Longtime incumbent looks out for his district and is set to gain more power if Republicans win control of the House.
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Congress 6th: Ben Chandler
Experienced, accomplished and independent incumbent has earned re-election.
Senate 12th: Don Blevins
Longtime county clerk understands Thoroughbred industry helps make Fayette County and the Bluegrass region special. House 39th: Bob Damron
Conservative lawmaker has bipartisan support; champions laws on health care, patients rights, veterans issues and crime fighting. House 45th: Stan Lee
Outspoken advocate for conservative causes has the tenacity and clout to better serve the district. House 56th: Carl Rollins
Chairman of House Education Committee has a proven record of achievement deserving of re-election. House 62nd: Charlie Hoffman
Veteran legislator has built a solid record on a variety of issues, including preservation of Bluegrass farmland. House 72nd: Sannie Overly
Rising young star of the General Assembly has been adept at chairing budget subcommittee on transportation. House 76th: Ruth Ann Palumbo
Hard-working, dedicated incumbent is a champion for children and the elderly. House 77th: Jesse CrenshawLongtime advocate for civil rights in the state, works hard at getting state funds to help the district.
House 79th: Susan Westrom
Strong advocate for consumers, pushing legislation to curb predatory lending, ensure dormitory safety and license of assisted living communities.
Mayor: Jim Gray Shown good judgment on some big decisions and has the skills and experience to grow Lexington and its economy without trampling on what's already here.
Linda Gorton Proven leader in 12 years as district and at-large council member; hard working and well prepared.
Steve Kay Longtime involvement with various civic boards and efforts; would bring an impressive understanding of city challenges.
Kathy PlominFormer president of the United Way of the Bluegrass would bring record of accomplishment and useful perspectives to the council.
Council 1st: Chris FordKnowledge and experience in government and finance — along with businesslike manner — would enable him to be immediately effective for the district.
Council 5th: Cheryl B. Feigel Her ideas, energy and persistence give her the edge.
Council 7th: KC CrosbieStrong voice for public accountability, fiscal responsibility and efficiency.
Council 10th: Sandy Shafer
Knowledge of issues, ability to bring people together and long service. (Ask precinct officials for write-in instructions.)
District judge, Div. 3: Kim WilkiePrivate practice for more than 25 years in insurance law and criminal defense; well regarded in the legal community.
District judge, Div. 5: Megan Lake Thornton Chief judge given high marks for reasoned, clear decisions.
School board 2nd: Kirk TinsleyShown a deep devotion to children and school system as an appointed member of the board.
School board 4th: Rick Queen
Nine years on three school site-based councils valuable expertise for school board.
Property valuation administrator: David O'Neill
Improved the office's operations, made it more user friendly and cut waste in almost two years in the office.